sulphurwort

sulphurwort

(ˈsʌlfəˌwɜːt)
n
(Plants) an umbelliferous perennial plant, Peucedanum officinale, of which the roots produce a smell like that of sulphur. Also called: hog's fennel
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The emollient of Sosagoras (17) for pain in joints contains calcined lead, poppy tears, hyoscyamus bark, sulphurwort, suet, pine resin and beeswax, equal parts [trans.